History Of Shital Pati

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Shital Pati – The Finest Example Of Art, Tradition & Culture. Keyword: Shital Pati A live example of the finest art, tradition & culture is known as Shital Pati . Shital Pati is a kind of mat which are thin & smooth and feels cold by nature because it is made from murta plants (also called as cool mat). These mats are produced in many north-eastern parts of India like: Tripura, Assam, West Bengal and as well as in Bangladesh. Shital Pati produced in these areas because Murta Plants Stem (which is the essential part of Shital Pati) are grown in marshy and water logged areas. The Steps & Methodologies Involved In Production Of Shital Pati The production of Shital Pati is done in household industries where…show more content…
Naksha Pati : Sarees form an integral part of every Bengali woman’s wardrobe and one of the most popular textiles that boast of a rich history and heritage is the Jamdani saree. Popularly known as Dhakai Jamdani or simply Dhakai, this art of textile weaving has its roots in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Considered to be one of finest variety of muslin that is handwoven from cotton, the art flourished under the Mughal patronage. Even the name, Jamdani, is of Persian origin and comes from the word “jam” meaning flower and “dani” meaning vase. The name is suggestive of the beautiful floral motifs on these sarees. 3. Nakshi Pati : Nakshi Pati' mat with decorative designs. Mats have been in use since ancient times and were used abundantly before the introduction of modern furniture in Bengali homes. They were used in daily life and at social gatherings. As in the past, mats are given as bridal gifts even today and form one of the items at the gaye halud ceremony. A pati with attractive designs is called nakshi pati. Typically, it takes five days to make a normal one; eight to nine days to make a jamdani mat; almost a month to weave an embroidered mat. Their price varies from Rs. 500 to Rs. 2,000, depending on design and size. The product is sold throughout the year in the rural market and outlets of different chain stores located in the posh

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